What is History?
A. A. Knopf, 1962 - 209 Seiten
A philosophical interpretation of history, examining the significance of historical study as a science and a reflection of social values.
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The philosophers who made the challenge are now little more than names:
Dilthey is the only one of them who has recently received some belated
recognition in Great Britain. Before the turn of the century, prosperity and
confidence were still ...
But insistence on the uniqueness of historical events has the same paralysing
effect as the platitude taken over by Moore from Bishop Butler and at one time
especially beloved by linguistic philosophers: "Everything is what it is and not
Classical theories of knowledge no longer fit the newer science, and least of all
the science of physics. It is not surprising that during the past fifty years
philosophers have begun to call them in question, and to recognize that the
process of ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - msaucier818 - LibraryThing
This was the definition of a dry read. I read this for a graduate class, and my purpose in reading the book was to try and develop an understanding of how we think about research and the past. I did ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - antiquary - LibraryThing
It puzzles me that Carr was taken so seriously as a "distinguished historian" in British academic circles, considering that he spent the first part of his career championing appeasement of Germany and much of the rest admiring Stalin. Vollständige Rezension lesen
I THE HISTORIAN AND His FACTS
SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
HISTORY SCIENCE AND MORALITY
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